Mental Health, Isolation and Lockdowns

Brian Davey reflects from his past experience about the impact that self isolation is likely to have on the mental health of many people.

Lessons of 2020

"The COVID-19 pandemic is a test.  Are we learning anything?" asks Mike Sandler.

Podcast: Basic Income and the global pandemic struggle

Seán Ó'Conlaín and Caroline Whyte interview Dr Evelyn Forget, who describes the social and health effects of a basic income trial carried out in...

Negative Emissions Technologies: Curse or Salvation?

Barry McMullin, who prepared this presentation, is involved an Dublin City University-based project that examines the potential for Negative Emissions Technologies (NETs) in Ireland....

Podcast: Wellbeing frameworks – challenges and progress

Caroline Whyte Seán Ó Conláin In our Bridging the Gaps podcast series, the hosts, Seán O’Conláin and Caroline Whyte, explore a range of topics with guests...

Islands in the Flood

Patrick Noble argues that we should make the best of the remaining time we have before collapse occurs "to build islands of a real...

Psychopathology at the Limits to Economics Growth: Part Three

The Psychology of Decision Makers, Professionals and the Elite is part of “the system” To respond rationally to a crisis of the magnitude that humanity...

Rumpelstiltskin, debt and economic liberty

"Modern historians have for the most part removed the ancient Near East from the mainstream of history. Modern economic systems have sanctified the payment...

Cursed to live in interesting times

Brian Davey connects the fall in the growth rate, with its roots in the rising costs of energy extraction and generation, to declining resilience...

Bridging the Gaps 2023: podcasts on ecology, health, well-being….

Caroline Whyte Seán Ó Conláin In our Bridging the Gaps podcast series, the hosts, Seán O’Conláin and Caroline Whyte, explore a range of topics with guests...

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